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  • Cash is the most widely used payment instrument
  • Cash is efficient

What do you know about cash?

Watch our video summarizing cash's positive attributes and take a quiz to see what you've learned or already knew!
Nov 07, 2017

Indian cashless village project turns into failure

Cashless village in India is cashless no longer: the novelty of cashless payments and the frustrations linked to infrastructure failures made locals revert to what the trust and know best - cash.
Nov 02, 2017
  • Cash generates security
  • Cash is trust

Banknote security features increasingly high-tech

We rarely stop to think of it, but banknotes are indeed the most secure payment instrument in the world thanks to the high-tech security features that protect them from counterfeiters.
Oct 31, 2017
  • Cash generates security
  • Cash is trust

Bank of England launches new initiative to fight counterfeiting

The Bank of England is seeking to enforce the detection of counterfeit banknotes through the Banknote Checking Scheme. This initiative is designed to strengthen the cooperation between retailers and the central bank to identify counterfeit notes.
Oct 30, 2017
  • Cash is efficient

Cash donations more useful than others after disasters

Following Hurricane Harvey, organisations on the ground are overwhelmed with material donations and encourage people to donate cash instead.
Oct 26, 2017
  • Innovation contributes to the efficiency of cash
  • Cash is efficient

Human touch crucial to build trust in payment instruments

Who said cash and technology aren't compatible? Indeed, they can coexist and benefit each other. The human touch offers trust and technology can enhance convenience.
Oct 24, 2017
  • Cash is available to all users
  • Cash is universal

European consumers will soon be able to withdraw cash at retailers

As of January 13, 2018, European consumers will be able to get "cashback" at their local shop. This European directive as long awaited by retailers and consumers alike to facilitate access to cash.
Oct 23, 2017
  • Cash enables an immediate transfer of value
  • Cash is trust

Cash resumes its historic role of store of value

Statistics indicate that cash is not only used as a tool of exchange but also as a store of value, especially since the 2008 financial crisis.
Oct 19, 2017

POS terminals generate great losses in India

A recent State Bank of India report has found that Indian banks might experience some significant losses due to the large investments made in POS terminals coupled with the low adoption rate by consumers.
Oct 18, 2017
  • Costs of cash versus costs of electronic payment instruments
  • Cash is efficient

Australian banks drop ATM fees

Australia just rid itself of all ATM surcharge fees for customers, allowing customers that mostly rely on ATMs to access their money for free.
Oct 16, 2017

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